古人

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Chinese[edit]

ancient; old man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(古人)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

古人

  1. the ancients; people from ancient times; forefathers
    古人  ―  gǔrén yún  ―  as the old saying goes
  2. (anthropology) early man; Homo sapiens
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) someone who has passed away

Synonyms[edit]

  • (the ancients):
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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
じん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

古人(こじん) (kojin

  1. a person from long ago


Kanji in this term
ふる
Grade: 2
ひと
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Noun[edit]

古人(ふるひと) (furuhito

  1. a person from long ago
  2. old person


Kanji in this term
ふる
Grade: 2
ひと > びと
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Noun[edit]

古人(ふるびと) (furubito

  1. a person from long ago
  2. old person

Noun[edit]

古人(いにしえびと) (inishiebito (historical kana いにしへびと)

  1. old acquaintance

See also[edit]